Global exposure benefits these dividends

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FORTIS INC. $55 (Toronto symbol FTS; Income-Growth Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 430.9 million; Market cap: $23.7 billion; Dividend yield 3.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.fortisinc.com) owns electrical utilities across Canada, the… Read More

#1 Income Buy just gets better

FORTIS INC. $55 (Toronto symbol FTS; Conservative & Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 436.6 million; Market cap: $24.0 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.8; Dividend yield 3.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.fortisinc.com) is the main supplier of electrical power in Newfoundland and PEI. It also owns electrical… Read More

Global exposure benefits these dividends

FORTIS INC. $55 (Toronto symbol FTS; Income-Growth Portfolio, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 430.9 million; Market cap: $23.7 billion; Dividend yield 3.3%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.fortisinc.com) owns electrical utilities across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. In addition, the company distributes natural gas in British Columbia, Arizona and… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. Successful investors pay a lot of attention to dividend yields from Canadian dividend stocks. Dividends can… Read More

U.S. businesses spur earnings for Fortis Inc.

U.S. businesses spur earnings for Fortis Inc.

Stronger earnings from this company’s U.S. operations as well as favourable currency movements helped lift its overall earnings by 10.9% in the most-recent quarter.

A series of recent U.S. acquisitions means the company now gets about 65% of its earnings from businesses south of the border.

The… Read More